Making Your Voice Heard

Remember the Gray Panthers? They were real troublemakers. Sometimes I wish we had more Gray Panthers in our midst. In August of 1970, a group of five friends in Philadelphia, PA, (all of whom were retiring from national religious and social work organizations) met to…

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Sex, Love, & Intimacy: The Spice of Life

So, have I gotten your attention? I sure hope so, because I can think of no more important an activity to embrace in living a satisfying old age than nurturing your love life and your sexuality. Here are the facts. It is important to know…

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Galen Cole and the Cole Land Transportation Museum

A 1941 photo shows best friends, Charlie Flanagan and Galen Cole, among Bangor High School cheerleaders on a train bound for a basketball game in Lewiston. As you might guess, both young men went on to serve their country during World War II. Cole was but…

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Winter 2018 Publisher’s Note

Winter in Maine can be beautiful and it can also be a challenge. Is this not the case with life? Maybe this is why we enjoy reading about inspirational people who find the time and energy to improve the human condition. Whether it is within…

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Escape from Noisyville

Hair-raising headlines in a recent edition of the Noisyville Herald warned, “Noise circuit overload.” You might scoff and say there’s no such place. You’re wrong. You see, we all live in Noisyville. Noisyville farmers harvest a fertile field of haste. Noisy folk feed on this,…

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